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What does Mariel mean?

Mariel Pronunciation of Mariel as a girls' name is pronounced mar-EEL. It is of Danish and Latin origin, and the meaning of Mariel is "star of the sea". Variant of Mary. Actress Mariel Hemingway. See also Meriel.




VARIANTS Marella, Marelle, Marial, Marieke, Mariela, Marlele, Mariella, Marielle, Mariet, Marijke, Marilla

RELATIONS VIA MARY, MERIEL Mair, Maire, Mal, Malia, Mallie, Mame, Mamie, Mara, Marabel, Mare, Maree, Maren, Maria, Mariam, Marian, Mariana, Mariann, Marice, Maridel, Marie, Marietta, Mariette, Marilee, Marilin, Marilyn, Marin, Marion, Mariska, Marita, Maritsa, Maritza, Marja, Marjan, Marje, Marla, Marlo, Marya, Marybel, Marybell, Maryjo, Marylee, Marylu, Marysa, Maryse, Maure, Maureen, Maurine, Maurise, Maurita, Mayme, Maymie, Mayria, Merial, Meridel, Meriel, Merielle, Meriol, Merle, Merrill, Meryl, Miriam, Murial, Muriel, Murielle



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How popular is Mariel?

Mariel is a somewhat prominent first name for females (#2447 out of 4276, Top 57%) but an unusual surname for both adults and children. (2000 U.S. DEMOGRAPHICS)

Mariel entered the list in 1980-1989 and reached its highest position of #772 in the U.S. in 1992, but is not in the list currently. (TOP BABY NAMES, 2018)

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Mariel name in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Mariel outside U.S.

Which version is better?

Malia (#254 FROM CURRENT RECORDS), Mallie, Mame, Mamie, Mara (#681), Maree, Maren (#607), Maria (#116), Mariam (#548), Marian (#1210), Mariana (#286), Mariann, Marie (#576), Mariela (#1547), Mariella (#1269), Marielle (#1772), Marietta, Mariette, Marilee, Marilla, Marilyn (#610), Marin (#1382), Marion (#1605), Mariska, Marita, Maritza (#1682), Marla, Marlo (#1980), Mary (#126), Maryjo, Marylee, Maureen, Maurine, Mayme, Maymie, Merle, Merrill, Meryl, Miriam (#303) and Muriel are the prominent related forms of Mariel. Usage of these relations of Mariel reached its peak a century ago (ADOPTION OF 8.6%) and has become significantly reduced since (ADOPTION 0.7%, 92% LESS), with forms like Marian becoming less in vogue. The more fashionable baby names in this list are Malia, Mara, Maren, Mariam and Mariella.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Mariel, Malia, Mallie, Mame, Mamie in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Mara, Maree, Maren, Maria, Mariam in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Marian, Mariana, Mariann, Marie, Mariela in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Mariella, Marielle, Marietta, Mariette, Marilee in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Marilla, Marilyn, Marin, Marion, Mariska in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Marita, Maritza, Marla, Marlo, Mary in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Maryjo, Marylee, Maureen, Maurine, Mayme in U.S.

Top 2000 baby names ranking of Maymie, Merle, Merrill, Meryl, Miriam, Muriel in U.S.

Top 100 baby names ranking of Maria, Mariam, Mary outside U.S.

Similar Names

Mariel is pronounced similarly to Marell, Maryl, Meral, Merel, Merill, Merrell, Merril, Merryl, Meryll, Mirell and Mirielle. Other suggested similar-sounding names are Aeriel, Auriel, Avriel, Cariel, Carmel, Darcel, Darel, Dariele (see Daria), Darien, Darrel, Gabriel, Jeriel, Karel, Karie, Lauriel, Loriel, Macie, Madel, Marcey, Marcie, Marge, Marged, Margey, Margie, Mari, Mariah, Maricel, Maricela, Marien, Marika, Marike, Mariko, Marina, Marinell, Marinn, Marisela, Marivel, Marjey (see Margaret), Marjie, Markee, Marley, Marlie, Marlies, Marlow, Marne, Marnee, Marnie, Marrilee, Marsee, Marsey, Marte, Martie, Marve, Marvel, Marvell, Marylea, Maybel, Mazie, Merl, Mirilla, Morela, Muriella, Murle and Oriel. These names tend to be less commonly used than Mariel.

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